InfoSync: Taiwan-based EMTAC has come up with a solution that might replace GPS solutions today: the company’s new GPS receiver incorporates Bluetooth 1.1 for establishing virtual serial connections and supports the widely used NMEA0183 2.20 standard for communicating with devices over serial connections.
GPS over Bluetooth
- The Real Problem With Voice Assistant... — https://www.wired.com/story/multitasking-problem-with-virtual-assistants?mbid=nl_092817_gadgetlab_&CNDID=%%CUST_ID%%Humans are terrible at multitasking. Conversational interfaces won’t change that. [...]
- iOS 11: toggling wifi and Bluetooth i... — iOS 11: toggling wifi and Bluetooth in Control Centre doesn’t actually turn them off | Technology | The Guardianhttps://www.theguardian.com/technology/2017/sep/21/ios-11-apple-toggling-wifi-bluetooth-control-centre-doesnt-turn-them-off?utm_source=esp&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=GU+Today+main+NEW+H+categories&utm_term=244655&subid=19723158&CMP=EMCNEWEML6619I2Quick switch simply disconnects phone from access points and devices rather than turning off the radios, in move criticised by security researchers [...]
- Keep Tabs On Your BO With Portable Od... — Keep Tabs On Your BO With Portable Odor Checker – Geek.comhttps://www.geek.com/tech/keep-tabs-on-your-bo-with-portable-odor-checker-1707623/?utm_source=email&utm_campaign=whatsnewnow&utm_medium=titleJapanese tech company Konica Minolta is crowdfunding a device that identifies your level of stench. The pocket-sized machine connects to a smartphone via Bluetooth, and lets users scan four hotspots: around feet, behind ears, top of head, and underarms. [...]
- The Virtual-Currency War That Threate... — The Virtual-Currency War That Threatens to Tear Bitcoin Apart – WSJhttps://www.wsj.com/articles/the-virtual-currency-war-that-threatens-to-tear-bitcoin-apart-1497956400The bitcoin world is breaking down into two camps with competing visions for what the virtual currency should be, accentuating the volatility that has come to define this market. [...]
- The key to a happy smart home? A stew... — Make room for more than one virtual assistant in your home – CNEThttps://www.cnet.com/news/the-key-to-a-happy-smart-home-a-slew-of-virtual-assistants/Google and Amazon are wrestling to be your smart home assistant, and companies like Apple and Microsoft aren’t far behind. But you shouldn’t commit to just one company. [...]